CAPELLINI WITH STEAMED MUSSELS IN TOMATO SAUCE

ALL RECIPES, PRIMI PIATTI, SUGHI, RAGU & PESTO (SAUCES)

Here is a classic – and impressive – Italian dish to make for your next Sunday dinner. Fresh mussels are steamed in a beautiful, velvety marinara sauce, and are then served over a generous helping of Capellini pasta.

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AUTHENTIC TIRAMISU WITH PAVESINI

ALL RECIPES, DOLCI & DESSERT (Sweets), ITALIAN BASICS

Many Italians describe tiramisu as “a piece of paradise in your mouth” … and I couldn’t agree more! It is undeniably the most irresistible dessert in the world! It’s rich, creamy, and very decadent, yet light enough to be served after a satisfying meal. With just a few simple ingredients and techniques, I’ll show you in this step-by-step tutorial, how to make an authentic tiramisu.

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5-INGREDIENT PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES

ALL RECIPES, DOLCI & DESSERT (Sweets)

Unlike certain things in life, these simple, 5-ingredient peanut butter cookies are uncomplicated. Just mix, roll, crisscross, and bake. What I love most about this recipe – other than they taste great – is that they will never lose their traditional crisscross shape, or their raggedy edges after they are baked.

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SUSUMELLE (CALABRIAN CHRISTMAS COOKIES)

ALL RECIPES, CALABRIAN RECIPES, DOLCI & DESSERT (Sweets)

These tender, eggless, not-too-sweet cookies are made with walnuts, honey and orange, and are lightly spiced with ground cinnamon and cloves. The sweetness is balanced out with a thin glaze of icing sugar. They are easy to prepare and can be made up to several weeks in advance without being frozen.

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